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Nine Elms Giant Advent Calendar 2019

Nine Elms Arts Ministry, an emerging community exploring the arts, spirituality and social justice, have organised a wonderful Giant Advent Calendar trail around the Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms development area. Download the full calendar of openings, trails and walks! As well as creating this lovely family event Nine Elms Arts Ministry are wanting to […]

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2019 Christmas Opening Times

Find out when our five centres are open and closed around Christmas this year:

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Our Christmas Appeal

Christmas is a busy time at the food bank. We help more people during the winter than at any other time of the year and this year we’ll be giving people supermarket gift cards in the run up to Christmas again, so they can buy fresh food, or a gift for a loved one, alongside […]

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We have seen a 40% rise in Wandsworth Foodbank use during July and August 2019

This Summer we have seen a 40% rise in Wandsworth Foodbank use during July and August from last year! We handed out over 1000 emergency food supplies, which is a shocking reality of a country where more than 4 million children are in poverty. Monday 16th September, in education questions, the MP for Battersea, Marsha de Cordova, asked […]

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WE PROVIDED A RECORD NUMBER OF EMERGENCY FOOD SUPPLIES TO LOCAL PEOPLE IN CRISIS IN 2018-19. WE’RE CALLING FOR URGENT ACTION TO END POVERTY AND THE NEED FOR FOOD BANKS.

We’ve just released our report into poverty, hunger and food bank use in Wandsworth Borough. We provided a record number of emergency food parcels in 2018-19, and we’re calling for urgent action to loosen the grip of poverty on local children and adults, and end the need for food banks During April 2018-March 2019, Wandsworth Foodbank provided […]

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Celebrating our volunteers during #VolunteerWeek

As part of Volunteers’ week (1st-7th June), we want to recognise and say thank you to the people who have volunteered across the Wandsworth Foodbank centres over the past year (and more)!   We have had some wonderful personal stories from some of the volunteers sharing the reason they first started helping at Wandsworth Foodbank. […]

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Donate an Easter Egg at Access Self Storage!

Access Self Storage stores in Wandsworth and Battersea join forces to collect Easter eggs for Wandsworth Foodbank There is just one week left to donate to the annual Access Self Storage charity Easter egg appeal, with 45 eggs already collected for Wandsworth Foodbank. Will Watson, manager of Access Self Storage Wandsworth, said: “We have 45 […]

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Foodbank Easter Opening Times

We will have a brief interruption to our regular ‘7-days-a-week’ philosophy over the Easter weekend (20-22 April), closing early on Good Friday and then reopening on the following Tuesday:

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Never be ashamed to ask for help

Guest blog by Brian Due to unforeseen circumstances, at the age of 60 I lost my job. Well I say unforeseen – because of a very traumatic experience, I ended up be treated for PTSD which lasted for about a year. After treatment I found myself unemployed. Now I am quite specialised in my profession, […]

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Christmas 2018 opening times

We are open as normal up to and including Christmas Eve, then a few sessions are closed over the following week. See below for details:

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